Eremos invites you to step back from daily distractions and the stresses of life for an hour to experience our Summer Interlude Series. Each facilitator will share a practice, wisdom, or an experience based upon what’s unfolding in their lives right now (in honor of our 2021 theme: Unfolding: Being Present to Life).
Let this time of being in virtual community with like-hearted souls inspire and nourish you in body, mind, and spirit.
WEDNESDAYS: June 9th & 23rd, July 14th & 28th, August 11th & 25th
Join us for as many as you can. We look forward to being with you!
Emily Haeussler on Compassionate Presencing
Experience a compassionate way of being with what is happening in the moment and feel the transformative power of
Jason Minnix on Aliveness
What’s it like to be you in relationship to what is now?
Exploring the relational meditation of Circling in everyday life.
Brooks Kasson on Spacious Slowness
Come experience true slowing down and the spaciousness it creates.
Annie Spade on Being Present to our Oneness
Using the Whole Body Mystical Awakening Practice by Luke Healy and Thich Nhat Hahn’s wisdom on InterBeing, Annie invites us into a knowing sense of our oneness with all of nature, one another, and God.
Rev. Doug Fritzsche on Apocalypse
Revealing the 7 most intense challenges facing us now, Doug will then shift our awareness into the real hope of the apocalypse: the bringing of the new.
Cheryl Pallant on Somatic Writing
Sensing and writing from the body for insight, healing, and creativity.
Emily Haeussler is an Internal Family Systems Practitioner, a commissioned presenter of Centering Prayer and the Welcoming Prayer Practice, and former Co-coordinator of the Heart of Texas Chapter of Contemplative Outreach. Emily uses these, and other body centered practices, to heal the relationship with food and body.
Jason Minnix is a spiritual director, father, gardening, beekeeper and enjoys the mystery of the luminous every day.
Cheryl Pallant, PhD
Cheryl Pallant, PhD, is an energy healer, professor, dancer, published writer, and poet. Her most recent books are Writing and the Body in Motion: Awakening Voice through Somatic Practice and Ginseng Tango. She teaches at the University of Richmond in VA and leads her workshop, Writing From the Body, throughout the U.S., Europe, and online. More: www.cherylpallant.com
Annie Spade is the Founder-Director of Montessori School of the Epiphany in Austin. In addition to her passion for children and their education, Annie facilitates programs on Gender Reconciliation, is an avid amateur naturalist, administrates the Teilhard de Chardin Facebook page, and is an active member of Unity Earth: a network of organizations honoring the diversity of the human family and promoting healing for the Earth and all of her inhabitants.
Doug Fritzsche, MDiv.
Doug Fritzsche, MDiv. is a Spiritual Director and retired Presbyterian Pastor. Prior to becoming a pastor, he had a previous career as a business owner and as a photojournalist. Before moving to Austin, he spent the largest part of his life in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Brooks Kasson has been having fun for years with many media - photo, watercolor, pen & ink, collage, storytelling and improv, drumming, crocheting, poetry and writing. Not only does she enjoy mixing them up, creating new modalities of expression, she even more loves supporting others in their unique ways of expressing. Using kindness as a groundcloth, she's interested in all levels of imagination. She has been facilitating heartfelt groups for years and is adept at creating safe and sacred space.